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Spinach Salad


Currants or dried apricots can be substituted for the dried sour cherries, if you like.

  • Servings: 4

Source: Martha Stewart Living, February/March 1994


  • 1 bunch spinach, (about 6 cups), preferably flat-leaf, roughly chopped
  • 1/3 cup dried sour cherries
  • 3 scallions, thinly sliced
  • 1 green apple, cored and thinly sliced
  • 1/2 cup seedless red grapes, cut in half
  • 1/4 cup walnuts, coarsely chopped
  • 2 teaspoons apple-cider vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • 1/3 cup crumbled goat cheese, (about 2 ounces)


  1. Combine spinach, cherries, scallions, apple slices, grapes, and walnuts in a large bowl. Whisk together vinegar and olive oil; season to taste with salt and pepper. Pour vinaigrette over salad; toss in cheese, and arrange on salad plates.

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  • patricia.m.lynch
    27 OCT, 2015
    This salad is a great favorite even among people who don't like greens or salads. My friends ask for it whenever we have a potluck.